Floor Sanding Haverhill

Haverhill Floor Sanding (CB9): If you have wooden floorboards in your home in Haverhill, you might be thinking about having them sanded down and used as the final floor surface, replacing your existing carpets with a beautiful and hard wearing floor, free of dust, allergens and mites. This can be done with both soft and hardwood floors and it can even add value to your property.

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To have floor sanding done properly it is usually advisable to call in a local Haverhill floor sanding company who specialise in this sort of work. With a bit of research you will find that there are several in the Haverhill area and other places in Suffolk. Whilst you could have a bash at doing your own floor sanding it is not really a DIY sort of job because some quite expensive equipment is needed to carry it out effectively. A decent Haverhill floor sanding company will have all the proper gear.

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Your first thought will probably be that this is going to create an awful lot of mess and dust, but that is actually not the case. Your floor sanding company will not be using little hand held sanders such as those you might have used for sanding down a door or some paintwork. They will turn up with some pretty hefty equipment which includes an extraction system that sucks up all the dust as the sanding progresses.

Of course this professional machinery is available for hire throughout Suffolk, if not in Haverhill itself, if you decide to go down the do-it-yourself route. It isn't cheap to hire, so get yourself organised and try to get all the sanding done in one day. You will obviously not have to stress about this if you employ a flooring company as they will provide all this equipment themselves.

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While you could perhaps move stuff from one side of the room to the other while doing the sanding, it is much better if the room is cleared completely. This should include soft furnishings and furniture, plus any existing floor coverings such as carpets, underlay and grippers. Any screws or nails that are protruding from the floorboards will also need to be removed or punched below the surface.

When the floor has been sanded with a roughish sandpaper, any required repairs can be carried out before the final smooth sanding finish is completed. Missing pieces of floorboard can be replaced, cracking and splits can be repaired and any ugly holes left by screws, nails and other fixings can be carefully caulked with a matching coloured wood filler, to give your floor that professionally finished appearance.

The last stage of the process will be sealing and finishing your floor. These days not everybody uses sealer on wood floors since the modern varnishes are supposed to do the job of sealing and finishing your sanded wood surface. Our own opinion is that it is better to give your floor a coat of sealant first, as this brings out the natural colour of the wood, gives extra protection against scratching and staining, and gives the perfect base for the final coats of varnish. For varnishing use a good quality polyurethane product such as Ronseal Diamond Hard Floor Varnish and give it two or three coats.

Haverhill floor sanding: Anglia Protective Coatings CB21 4QX, Anthony Howes Ltd CB8 8DN, Chesterton Carpets CB22 3EE, Total Care Cleaning CB21 4DX.

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A few Haverhill locations serviced by Haverhill floor sanding services: Strawberry Fields, Shadowbush Close, Aldeburgh Close, Cox's Close, Boxford Court, Clements Close, Anne Sucklings Lane, Coronation Cottages, Tern Close, Colne Valley Road, Chalkstone Way, Apple Acre Road, Coupals Road, Dane Close, Aldham Court, Downs Crescent, St James Court, Templars Court, Church Rise, Belmont Court, Shire Court, Stubbs Close, Cavendish Court, Duddery Road, Arrendene Road, Coupals Close, Chaplains Close, Churchfields Cottages, The Crescent, Sowley Green.

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